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Racing the sun along the DVP: Downtown to Edwards Garden & back (approx. 30 KM)

You are welcomed to race the sun with me.

This ride is for any rider that can ride the distance (see hereunder) and can sustain the speed (see hereunder). This is intended to be a fun ride but with a goal to keep a good pace in order to improve our cardio.

1. Locations
- Starting: NE corner of Parliement Street and Distillery Lane (the SW corner of the Distillery complex)
- Mid-point: Edwards Garden
- Ending: (starting location)

2. Route conditions:
- Path type: Paved/ Dedicated
- Mostly flat, a few medium hills, a few but short sand and gravel spots
- Distance (total): Approximately 30 KM

3. Ride requirements:
- Average speed: We will target 20-25 KM per hour
- Break(s): We will take a 10-15 min break once we reach the mid-point location before riding back
- Bike type: Any, but a hybrid or road bike is better suited for the target speed.

4. Additional notes:
- It is preferable to bring lights for this ride;
- This ride is weather permitting;
- Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring water (important to hydrate) and if needed snacks;
- Please be on time and respect your RSVP; We intend to leave on time;
- No guest allowed; Your friend needs to sign up for the Meetup to participate;
- I hope to schedule this event weekly;

- By taking part in this event you attest: a) you are in good health, b) you participate at your own risks, and c) you release the organizer(s) from any responsibility;

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  • R. L. K.

    What a great ride! Excellent leader, great bunch of fellow riders - fun trails - good workout. Much fun! Thanks to all for this great event!

    1 · July 3, 2014

  • David B.

    Good ride guys! That was a fast ride. Here is data from my ride, I went to grocery store after so the average speed dropped. My average was 26km/h when we reached the end. Check out my 41.1 km Ride on Strava:

    July 3, 2014

  • J-Y

    The ride was excellent. Weather was just right with very few bugs. All riders were faster than me but had the courtesy to initially let me lead. Thank you guys for the good ride!

    4 · July 2, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thank you for organizing, it was a lot of fun and a good workout!

      2 · July 2, 2014

  • J-Y

    Weather is forecasted to be nice tonight so the ride should be enjoyable. See you all tonight.

    1 · July 2, 2014

    • J-Y

      Weather forecast is playing with me. The ride is still on unless it rains heavily before and when we start.

      July 2, 2014

  • Joe S

    I hope they cleared the debris from the flood.

    June 27, 2014

    • J-Y

      I won't have an opportunity to ride it before the event. If someone knows the condition please post here. Thank you.

      1 · June 27, 2014

  • David B.

    I rode this route last Wednesday. The bugs were bad. It's a good idea to bring glasses. Also, there was construction just south of Edward Gardens, very big/bumpy rocks I could not continue on my road bike. Perhaps they will be finished paving the trail when this ride happens.

    1 · June 16, 2014

    • David B.

      Update: I checked and the trail is nice and paved now

      June 26, 2014

    • J-Y

      Thank you David

      1 · June 27, 2014

  • Sara C

    Eww bugs!!! Not tasty!!!

    June 27, 2014

  • Gosia

    I may slow down a little on the hills, but not much!! The route sounds great.

    June 15, 2014

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